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Burgas


The consuls    EN

Author: ROUSSEV IVAN

Consuls of Greece: Unsalaried holder of the Greek consular agency in Burgas from the time when it was established in 1850 to the beginning of 1856 was Ioanis Apostolis, participant of the Greek National revolution from 1821. Gerasimos Pangalos arrived in Burgas on Mars 13, 1856 due to whom the agency was elevated in the status of a vice-consulate. Pangalos was appointed as the first Greek vice-consul in Burgas[1]. In the beginning of the 1860s Greek vice-consul in Burgas was Kumbis and in the beginning of the 1880s – M. Gomfas[2].

Agent-Consuls (Vice-Consuls) of Austria (Austro-Hungary): In the beginning of the 1860s Austrian agent-consul in Burgas was Suknyaich. After him on this position was mentioned Gelingson. In the beginning of the 1880s Austrian vice-consul in Burgas was Adelburg[3].

Consuls of Italy: Seguera (1863); Joseph Bonnal (1879).

Consuls of United Kingdom: Stanislas Saint Clair (appointed in 1862); Charles Brophy (appointed in the beginning of the 1870s); Richard (appointed in the beginning of the 1880s)[4].

Consuls of France: Léandre François René Le Gay (from February 1879 to April 1882); François-Xavier Ducloux (from April 1882 to January 1886) ; Joseph Bonnal (a chargé d’affaire during January and February 1886); Dominique François Ordioni (from Februry to October 1886); Gaston Lemay (from November 1886 to August 1892); Louis Guillois (two times “temporary chargé d’affaire”, perhaps the first one during the absence of the holder Lemay, from July to December 1889 and from August 1892 to May 1893); V. H. Vassiliou (“temporary chargé d’affaire” from May to June 1893); Anatole Willox (June 1893); Mathieu Jacques Comte d’Aldovrandi (from 1894 to 1897)[5]. The intensive movement of diplomats in the French residence in Burgas proves keen interest to the city by the French, and Europeans in general in the last quarter of the 19th century, when was rapidly build the modern image of Burgas[6].

Consuls of Russia: Nikolay Gartvinik (to May 1884); On the May 16, 1884 he was gave the freedom of the city of Burgas[7].

Consuls of Holland: Nikola Aleksandrov – an Honorary Dutch consul in Burgas.

 


[1] Щерионов, Щ. Гърците по българските земи през ХVІІІ-ХІХ век (до 1878 г.). Историко-демографска характеристика. В. Търново, 2008, с. 277–278.

[2] Карайотов, И., Ст. Райчевски, М. Иванов. История на Бургас. От древността до средата на XX в. Бургас, 2011, с. 111, 114, 176.

[3] Карайотов, И., Ст. Райчевски, М. Иванов. История на Бургас. От древността до средата на XX в. Бургас, 2011, с. 114, 176.

[4] Карайотов, И., Ст. Райчевски, М. Иванов. История на Бургас. От древността до средата на XX в. Бургас, 2011, с. 114, 176.

[5] AMAE, CADN, Constantinople – Ambassade, Série D: /correspondance avec les consulats échelles du Levant 1733-1914/.

[6] Русев, И. Когато Европа „дойде” в Бургас. Първите стъпки на европейското търговско присъствие и на модерността в черноморския град през XIX в. – Историкии. Т. IV. Научни изследвания в чест на проф. дин Иван Карайотов по случай неговата 70-годишнина. Университетско издателство „Епископ Константин Преславски” – Шумен, 2011, с. 343–353.

[7] Карайотов, И., Ст. Райчевски, М. Иванов. История на Бургас. От древността до средата на XX в. Бургас, 2011, с. 176.


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